“How to use Polish roots in business?” was the subject of discussion at another meeting of Polish Australian Business Forum (PABF) that took place at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Sydney on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The Polish Australian Business Forum, that was set up in order to create a business platform for Polish leaders living in Australia, once again gathered a large group of Poles growing their career in Australia.
The ceremonial opening of the meeting was made by Regina Jurkowska, the Consul General in Sydney. Next, the invited speakers discussed about the Australian and Polish markets. Panelists talked also about possible ways of career development in both countries and how to develop transferable skills. The discussion was led by Magda Dejneka editor SBS radio.
The event was graced by the performance of violinist Dominik Przywara and pianist Zsuzsanna Giczy.
Mirek Żarnowski – a strategic advisor with over twenty years of experience on the Polish, European and Australian markets. He advised on the business strategy for many companies, both Polish and Australian, existing or wishing to enter the Polish market or Australia. A president of the Polish-Australian Chamber of Commerce.
Marcin Kuć – data analyst, a graduate of the University of St Andrews. He has worked on many projects Polonia, among others co-creating the Federation of Polish Students Societies in the UK. By 2015, a board member of the British Alumni Society. After studying in the UK he returned to Poland to build his career in the banking sector, and then moved to Sydney, where he develops his skills in analytics.
Katrine Narkiewicz – a lawyer from Polish family, born in Sydney. She graduated in law and journalism at the University of Technology Sydney and obtained a Masters in Law at the University of Oxford. He has over five year experience as a lawyer in Australia, Poland, Great Britain and Switzerland.